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African Dreams

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   13 Fraser Road | Fairview Heights, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our one night stay was far too short. I would recommend African Dreams to anyone and everyone. It has wonderful hospitable owners who are ever willing to ensure that your stay is pleasant. The breakfast was outstanding.Thanks again for your wonderful welcome and warmth.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Mike We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short stay at AFRICAN DREAMS and so happy to hear that our breakfast was memorable! You are right, the views are truly magnificent and something we value and feel very privileged to enjoy every day too! It was an absolute pleasure for Peter and I to meet with you... More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We would certainly recommend that you stay with Vanessa & Peter. They were wonderful. Kind helpful & always on hand to help us in any way. Restaurant can be booked by Vanessa any time & advice & help with visiting this wonderful part of South Africa is freely & kindly given.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dearest 'Tinklers' Thank you for you very positive review. From our side it is our pleasure to be of service to such fine and kind guests as yourselves! We love our home, the area where we live and we find tremendous joy in sharing our knowledge with our guests and to assist wherever we can. We are looking forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We spent our wedding night at African Dreams. Vanessa made sure the room was warm when we got in(it was a very cold night) and even arranged some romantic surprises! Breakfast was such treat, the views are amazing and everything is presented so beautifully that you really feel very spoilt! There is nothing I can fault, our stay was lovely,... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Tanya We are so happy that we could contribute to making your wedding night so special and that you enjoyed our 'little surprises for a special couple'! We loved having you with us and it was a pleasure serving you our AFRICAN DREAMS gourmet breakfast. We wish you and Harry all the best for the future and a long... More

Kenton on Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My experience at the African Dreams Guest House was excellent. Despite the heavy rain on my arrival, Vanessa made me welcome and ensured that I was comfortable. The room was excellent, comfortable and spacious. The living room and other common areas are a great feature of this guest house and provides a fantastic view of Somerset West and the Sea.... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Hendrik We thank you for your positive review and we are delighted that we could offer you a warm and welcoming room in the ice-cold Cape winter! One forgets how cold it can get here and therefore we pride ourselves in offering our guests heated rooms with electric blankets for those cold nights! It was an absolute pleasure meeting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed at African Dreams for ten days in April. The guesthouse is conveniently located and situated in a fabulous setting within the Spanish Farm area of Somerset West. The grounds are extensive and the area is peaceful, both during the day and at night. A fabulous guesthouse, well worth a stay! The owners, Vanessa and Peter are brilliant hosts... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Uwe and Ute, it was such a pleasure to meet you both and have you staying at AFRICAN DREAMS. We thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful chats we had with you and it is always so rewarding for us to share aspects and facts of this exquisite country with guests who have also fallen in love with Somerset West and South... More

Chieming, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Staying for nearly one month on self catering basis - the second time - we enjoyed so much the enthusiastic location, the perfect accomodation, cleanliness and service, Vanessas warm, her and her husbands Peter cultivated hospitality, always ready to help, perfect organizing ability, we felt like home. And will come again. Elke & Hans-Dieter

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Elke, dear Hans-Dieter Thank you for your review and it has been such a pleasure to welcome you both back to AFRICAN DREAMS this year again! We are looking forward to doing another Fish Braai (Barbecue) or maybe some excellent S.A. meat on the coals for you, when we next have the pleasure of welcoming you back! Kindest regards,... More

Strand, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Although we only stayed overnight, the attention from Vanessa was excellent but not intrusive. All our needs were more than adequately provided for. The views were exceptional and we enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the area.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Beth, dear Peter, It was so lovely meeting you and so wonderful having you stay with us for this special day! We hope to be able to welcome you and members of your family back to AFRICAN DREAMS some time soon! Take good care and be blessed, Peter and Vanessa More

Zug, Switzerland
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

We stayed at AFRICAN DREAMS for one month in the "Senufo" Panthouse with a splendid vue & private patio, on self catering basis. Vanessa and Peter are truly devoted hosts, and their two very well trained and friendly male servants kept everything spotless. Vanessa offered special meals on request, which we tried - excellent. We booked again!

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

If staying for long we would have liked a small freezer facility for self catering.Rather limited wardrobe space.We did experience some lighting problems.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2011

Vanessa & Peter were extremely accomodating considering our very late time of arrival. The rooms were comfortable and the meals superb. On the Saturday morning Jan had to leave at 07h00 to attend a meeting in Wellington and he was surprised to find a tray with a small breakfast outside our room at 6h00. Excellent service and extremely thoughtful. The... More

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Address: 13 Fraser Road | Fairview Heights, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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Hotel Class:4 star — African Dreams 4*
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4 Star Guest House in top residential area with spectacular views. Located in the middle of the Cape Winelands and surrounded by golf courses, wine estates and excellent restaurants. Peace and tranquility await. Also offering self-catering facilities and 'Long-Stays.' In addition inclusive 'Golf & Wine Tours' in partnership with Erinvale Golf Club and Ernie Els Wines are offered regularly. Owner-run by Peter and Vanessa Reinmuth. English and German spoken. ... more   less 
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